news items: Bill Cosby, Satanic Ritual, Abuse Cases Bungled, French Soldiers, Argentine Judges

This week there were news articles about Bill Cosby admitting he got drugs to give to women, abuse cases in the UK are “bungled,” French soldiers suspended in a child abuse investigation and Argentine judges were allowed to resign.

APNewsBreak: Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex
Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and “other people,” according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/6d90b1f473f147ed9f0048f9e9ac2287/apnewsbreak-cosby-said-he-got-drugs-give-women-sex

Walt Disney World removes Bill Cosby bust from Hollywood Studios
Walt Disney World has reportedly removed a statue depicting Bill Cosby from its Hollywood Studios theme park in Orlando, Fla. after closing time on Tuesday.
The bronze bust’s removal comes just one day after the unsealing of court documents from a 2005 deposition wherein the embattled Cosby admitted to obtaining Quaaludes to give to a woman “he wanted to have sex with.” http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/trending/Walt-Disney-World-removes-Bill-Cosby-bust-from-Hollywood-Studios.html

Cosby accuser asks judge to void confidentiality deal
Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee who lodged sexual-assault allegations against Bill Cosby in a 2005 lawsuit, now says she wants to publicly tell her story.
Before settling her suit in 2006, Constand had lined up as potential witnesses 13 women willing to testify that Cosby had drugged and assaulted them. http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20150709_Cosby_accuser_asks_judge_to_void_confidentiality_deal__let_her_speak_publicly_about_2004_assault_allegations.html

Dartmoor ewe slaughtered in ‘Satanic ritual’
Farmer says it is the latest in a line of night attacks by devil worshippers across Devon and Cornwall http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/agriculture/farming/11698022/Dartmoor-ewe-slaughtered-in-Satanic-ritual.html

Police bungle HALF of online child abuse cases: Examination of serious allegations was ‘superficial’ and basic police work not carried out, damning reports find
Experts say that 38 per cent of investigations involving vulnerable children are riddled with ‘inconsistencies’
While half of police probes into child abuse on the internet branded ‘inadequate’ in series of reports
In some cases, basic police work such as taking photographs of the scene were not undertaken http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3146630/Police-bungle-HALF-online-child-abuse-cases-Examination-allegations-superficial-basic-police-work-not-carried-damning-reports-find.html

Two French soldiers suspended over child abuse allegations in Burkina Faso
In another similar incident, a leaked United Nations report in April alleged 16 French peacekeepers abused children in the Central African Republic by exchanging goods, such as food, for sex between December 2013 and June 2014 http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2015/07/01/Two-French-soldiers-suspended-over-child-abuse-allegations-in-Burkina-Faso/3721435747266/

Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse in the CAR Not Given Priority by the United Nations http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bea-edwards/allegations-of-child-sexu_b_7735940.html

Argentine Judges Allowed to Resign After Child Abuse Ruling
Two Argentine judges whose controversial decision to reduce the sentence of a convicted child abuser provoked widespread anger here have had their resignations accepted, Argentina’s state news agency reported on Saturday. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/05/world/americas/argentine-judges-allowed-to-resign-after-child-abuse-ruling.html

Child Abuse and Ritual Abuse Conference – August 2015

Ritual Abuse And Extreme Abuse Clinician’s Conference August 2015

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